Unit 2 Body Language
Reading and Writing
Step 1. Warming up
An English Song “ If you are happy”
Step 2. Pre-reading Go over the new words.
a.What the common ways we use to exchange information with others are? Utterance (spoken words,language)… b. Do you have any idea of body language?
c. Can you tell the emotions from different facial expressions?
1. anger 2. disappointment 3. sadness 4. surprise
d. Here are some more facial expressions. Look at them and tell the emotions
e. Gesture is also an important way of body language. Look at the gestures on the pictures and tell their meanings.
Do you know the meanings of their body language?
1. How do you act when you don’t understand the teacher? 2. How do you ask people to be quiet by body language? 3. How do you act when you feel nervous? 4. How do you act when you feel bored?
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1 feeling 2 non-verbal message 3 even though 4 cultures 5 nod 6 generally 7 agreement 8 Nepalese 9 Sri Lankans 10 Indian 11 Eskimos
1 感情， 感觉
8 尼泊尔人 9 斯里兰卡人 10 印度人 11爱斯基摩人
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12 Englishmen 13 close 14 care less 15Arab 16 greet 17 cheek 18 bow 19 shake 20 Thailand 21 signal 22 palm
14 关注少 15 阿拉伯的 16打招呼 17 面颊 18 鞠躬 19 摇动
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23 towards 24 finger 25 Korea 26 allow 27 respect 28 Muslims 29 bend 30 German 31 impolite 32 Turkey 33 pocket 34 disrespect 35 Asian 36 touch
23 朝向 24 手指 25 韩国 26 允许 27尊敬 28 穆斯林 29 弯曲 30 德国人 31 不礼貌 32土耳其 33口袋 34不尊重 35 亚洲的 36 接触
1 What does body language mean? 2 Do our body speak all the time?
It means our tone of voice , our facial expressions, our gestures and the way we position our body .
Yes. 3 T0 Nepalese, What does “Nodding one’s head” mean? Nodding one’s head means “No”. 4 What do Englishman usually do when they are talking? 5 Who cares lessusually about studying close toto each other? They don’t stay close each other. people. 6 Chinese What do Arab people do when they are greeting?
Arab people often greet kissing cheeks. 7 Do Japan people greet by by bowing or on by both kissing? They greet by bowing.
8 How do Americans greet?
They shake hands to show their greeting.
9 If you want to signal a person to come hear, what should you do in Thailand?
You should move the gingers back and forth with palm down.
10 What kinds of body language is a sign of being relaxed in United States?
11 What is not allowed in Korea? Crossing one’s legs is not allowed in Korea. 12 In China, How to show their respect?
13 How do Muslims think of their left hand?
legs is a sign of being relaxed in the United States.
People hand everything with both hands to show their respect. Muslims think the left hand is unclean and do not eat or pass anything with it.
Body Language ./ Body Language in different countries.
14 What’s the main idea of this text?
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15 What does the word “Taboo” mean? A Traditional custom B Something that you can’t do. C Something important that you must do 16 In Turkey, what is a sign of disrespect?
? 17 In which countries, you must not touch the head of another person?
In some Asian counties.
Putting one’s hand in one’s pocket is a sign of disrespect in Turkey.
18 Which of the following is ture? D A To some Indians, nodding one’s head means “yes” B When you talk with English man , You should stay close to him or her. C In Japan, people shake hands to show their greeting . D Crossing one’s legs is not allowed in Korea. 19 Which of the following is Not True? D head of A In some Asian countries, you mustn’t touchB the another person. B If you bend your finger to a Japanese waiter, He will bring you some drink quickly. C Japanese greet each other by bowing. D Eskimos nod their head means “yes’.
Countries Britain Korea India
Taboos stay close to each other when talking cross one’s legs eat or pass something with the left hand bend your finger to a waiter put one’s hand in one’s pocket
Turkey Some Asian countries
touch the head of another person
Cross one’s legs Greet by kissing on both cheeks
Move the fingers back Hold the palm up and and forth with palm move the fingers towards your body down
to express make raise to show to signal to come holding to cross bow
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1 more than 2 even though 3 all the time 4 each other 5 allow to do sth 6 all the time 7 stay close to each other 8 not….. but … 9 back and forth 10 remember not to do sth
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11. stay close to each other 12. greet by kissing on both cheeks 13. shake hands 14. to signal a person to come near 15. palm down/ up 16. crossing one’s legs 17more than half of our ideas 18. tone of voice 19. our facial expressions 20 non-verbal messages 21. in different cultures 22. mean to show agreement 23. a sign of disrespect 24. touch the head of another person
allow v. 允许
Swimming is not allowed at this beach.
The facts allow of only one explanation. 这些事实只能有一种解释。 拓展： 1. allow doing sth. 允许做某事 They shouldn’t allow parking in this street, because it is not wide enough.
2. allow sb. to do sth. 允许某人做某事
Her boss doesn’t allow her to use the telephone.
3. allow sb. sth. 给予某人某物(尤指钱或时间)； 让某人有(拥用或带有)某
物 We’ll allow you enough time to think it over. 我们将给你足够的时间仔细思考。
1. 我们不允许在教室里抽烟。 smoking in the classrooms. We don’t allow _________ 2. 他总是给他儿子太多钱。 allows ______ his ______ son too much money. He always _____ 3. 我父母不允许我晚上出去。 to _______ go My parents don’t allow me ______ out _______ at night.
be angry with sb. 生某人的气 Your father is angry with you, because you made the same mistake. 你爸爸对你很生气,因为你犯了相同的错误。
be angry at / about sth. 因某事而生气。
My mother was angry at / about my bad grade.
be angry to +动词原形+ that从句 因……而生气
Mr Smith was very angry to learn that his dog was missing. 得知狗丢了, 史密斯先生很生气。
was _____ angry __________ at / about what you did He ____ yesterday. 2. 如果你现在出去,你的父母会生你的气。 If you go out now, your parents _______ will be angry _______ with you. ________ _______ 3. 发现什么都还没做,她很生气。
angry _______ to _______ find _______ that She’s very _______ nothing has been done.
补充词汇 1 thought 2 index finger 3 Arabia 4 avoid 5 opposite 6 sex 7 Be angry with sb
What other cultural differences in body
language do you know?
Discuss with your classmates.
Read the text quickly and answer the following questions.
1.What’s the importance of body language? More than half of the ideas or feelings are
expressed by our body languages. We can read the
mind by non-verbal messages. 2. Are there any cultural differences in body language? Yes. In different countries body languages may
have different meanings.
Read the text again and find out the taboos for the following countries and areas.
Read the text again and answer some questions.
1. In which countries does “nodding one’s head” mean “no”? To Nepalese, Sri Lankans, some Indians and some Eskimos, “nodding one’s head” means “no”.
2. How do people greet each other in Arabic countries, Japan, and the United States? Arab people often greet by kissing on both cheeks; in Japan people greet by bowing, and in the United States, people shake hands to show their greetings.
3. How do people in Thailand signal a person to
come near? In Thailand, if you want to signal a person to come near, you should move the fingers back and forth with palm down.
4.What body language is not allowed in Korea? Crossing one’s legs is not allowed in Korea. 5. How do the Muslims in India pass things? In India, the Muslims think the left hand is unclean and do not eat or pass something with it. They pass things with the right hand.
11. stay close to each other 14. to signal a person to 互相靠近待着 12. greet by kissing on both cheeks 通过亲吻
双颊来问候 13. shake hands 握手
15. palm down/ up
16. crossing one’s legs
17. more than half of our ideas
18. tone of voice
20 non-verbal messages 非语言信息
19. our facial expressions 我们的面部的表情
21. in different cultures
22. mean to show
23. hand everything with both hands to show their respect
24. a sign of disrespect
25. touch the head of another person 触摸另外一个人的头
express v. 表达
I can’t express how grateful I am.
expression n. 表达
There was an expression of discontent on her face.
greet v. 问候，迎接
He greeted her with a loving hug.
greeting n. 问候，打招呼
He gave us a cheery greeting.